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August 13, 2020
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Planting the seeds for transfer student success.
Through food justice, mentorship and access, Arts and Humanities PATH program helps students transition to campus
UC San Diego’s PATH Summer Academy gave 25 San Diego Community College transfer students a jump start on their transition to the university through a five-week intensive program. The Summer Academy provides students with classes toward their degrees and first-hand access to campus resources in order to help break down barriers specific to transfer students in the arts and humanities. Read More »
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A Staff Summer Celebration Like No Other
Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and the Staff Association invite all of our staff to a Virtual Staff Summer Celebration like no other. This signature virtual event will applaud all staff members, especially in these challenging and unprecedented times. Read More »
A Path Forward panelists.
Panel of Top Authors Promises Constructive Discussion on Racial Injustice
As the national conversation about systemic racism and its consequences continues, the National Conflict Resolution Center is coordinating “A Path Forward” on Aug. 20 to continue the discussion. Read More »
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School’s In for the Summer: In the Midst of Pandemic, Tritons Prevail in Working Toward Their Degree Programs
Chemist Helps Bridge Underrepresented Minority Gap in Science
Return to Learn Q and A.
Q&A: How SARS-CoV-2 Spreads, Vaccine Trials Underway and More
Dr. Chip Schooley describes how the university is involved in vaccine development, how the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads, the importance of wearing masks, how testing samples are processed and more. Read More »
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New Flu Vaccination Requirement for UC Students, Faculty and Staff
To support the health and well-being of UC students, faculty and staff and our communities, the University of California has issued a systemwide executive order requiring all members of the UC community to receive an influenza immunization before Nov. 1, 2020. Read More »
Satellite Record Gives Unprecedented View of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melt Pattern over 25 Years »
Indigenous Property Rights Protect the Amazon Rainforest »
BBC News  |  August 10
Climate change: Satellites record history of Antarctic melting »
Scientific American  |  August 11
Amazon deforestation falls where land Is under indigenous control »
HealthDay  |  August 10
HD Live!: Two experts discuss the COVID-19 measures colleges need to take to reopen safely »
KPBS  |  August 10
COVID and the brain: ‘You should be afraid’ »
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UC San Diego
August 8, 2020 at 8:55 a.m.
Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Geisel Library! The Library has planned a yearlong celebration aimed at recognizing the remarkable legacy of Geisel Library, including talks featuring acclaimed American authors Tara Westover and Kevin Young. View Post »
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